Related Articles
Starting the Day with Literacy

Bitsy Parks shares how she starts the day with literacy in her first-grade classroom.

Increasing Read-Alouds in the Primary Grades

Bitsy Parks describes her process over the years in increasing both the quality and quantity of read-alouds in her first-grade classroom.

Building Excitement for Book Awards

Bitsy Parks finds building excitement for book awards works in tandem with generating enthusiasm for reading in her first-grade classroom.

Related Videos
Connecting to Text: First-Grade Conference

Bitsy Parks confers with first grader Leo early in the school year, reinforcing the basic principle of making connections to text while reading.

Reading Workshop Routines in First Grade

Bitsy Parks explains the routines and procedures in her first-grade reading workshop.

First-Grade Conferring: A Two-Word Picture Book

Bitsy Parks shows how even the simplest picture book can lead to powerful conferring. In this example, a first-grade English language learner is reading a picture book that uses only two words in the text.

Loading...